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Nov 1, 2012 12:00pm PDT
'd like to take roll. commission president fong? >> here. >> commission vice president wu? >> here. >> commissioner antonini? >> present. >> commissioner moore? >> here. >> and commissioner sugaya? >> here. >> first on your calendar, commissioners, are consideration of items proposed for continuance. item 1, case no. case no. 2011.0430e at 4 08 potrero avenue, appeal of preliminary mitigated negative declaration proposed for continuance to january 17, 2013. i have no other items proposed for continuance. >> is there any public comment on the item proposed for continuance? seeing none, commissioners? commissioner wu. >> i move to continue item number 1 to january 17th. >> second. >> on that motion to continue, commissioner antonini? >> aye. >> commissioner moore? >> aye. >> commissioner sugaya? >> aye. >> commissioner wu? >> aye. >> commissioner fong? >> aye. >> so moved unanimously, commissioners, that motion passes 5 to 0. next up is your consent calendar. all matters listed here under constitute a consent calendar are considered to be routine by the planning commission and will b
Nov 29, 2012 12:00pm PST
fong? >> here. >> commission vice president wu? >> here. >> commissioner antonini is here, but, commissioner borden? >> here. >> commissioner hillis? >> here. >> commissioner moore? >> here. >> and commissioner sugaya? >> here. >> commissioners, first on your item items proposed for continuance. item 1, case no. 2012.1381t, inclusionary housing updates, it is proposed for continuance december 30 13th, 2012. item 2, 2012.1306tz, review of two ordinances (planning code text amendment and zoning map amendment) that would rezone parcels in the upper market ncd to the upper market nct, planning code and zoning map amendments, proposed for continuance to february 21st, 2013. item 3, case no. 2012.1168c, 793 south van ness avenue, request for conditional use authorization is proposed for continuance to january 24th, 2013. items 4a, b and c for case numbers 2009.0 724 d, 2012.0 888 d, and 2009.0 724 v at 2833 through 2835 fillmore street, mandatory discretionary reviews and variance have been withdrawn. further on your -- under your regular calendar, commissioners, item 15, case no. 20
Nov 11, 2012 4:00am PST
? >> aye. >> commissioner wu? >> aye. >> and commission president fong? >> aye. >> so moved, commissioners. that passes unanimously +6 to -0. and places you on your last regularly calendar item, number 14, case no. 2012.0971c at 1963 sutter street, request for conditional use authorization. >> good afternoon, president fong and members of the planning commission. sharon young, planning department staff. the item before you is request for conditional use authorization for an outdoor activity area to an existing restaurant located at 1963 sutter street within the nc-3 district, japantown special use district and 50-x height and bulk district. the proposal is to add outdoor area, dining table and chairs for approximately 08 square foot patio enclosed by [speaker not understood] high fence within the rear yard of the restaurant. the proposed outdoor dining area will abut common parking lot located within the mid-block area of the subject block. the restaurant has been in operation since december 2011. the current hours of operation of the restaurant are 11:30 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. 7 days a week.
Nov 8, 2012 12:00pm PST
to take roll. >> commission president fong? >> here. >> commission vice president wu? >> here. >> commissioner michael antonini is here, but [speaker not understood]. commissioner borden? >> here. >> [speaker not understood]? >> here. >> and commissioner sugaya? >> here. >> first up is items proposed for continuance. item 1, 2012.0847d, 28-30 toledo way, request for discretionary review is proposed for continuance to november 15th, 2012. items 2a and b for case numbers 2007.0036d, 422 vicente street and 2007.0037d, 422 vicente street mandatory discretionary reviews pro poed for continuance to december 6, 2012. further on your calendar, commissioners, under the regular calendar, item 15 on the corrected calendar for case no. 2012.0928ddd for 2000 20th street request for discretionary review is proposed for continuance to december 13th. i have actually one speaker card. >> mark de vicente. come on up to the microphone. >>> i think my card is pretty self-explanatory. >> sir, if you could state your name for the record. >>> mark de vicente. i'm the dr requester. i cannot make the
Nov 15, 2012 3:00pm PST
general feelings on the overview. >> commissioner wu. >> thank you. overall i am supportive of the plan as is. i think there should be some sort of compromise on 11. my opinion is office is probably better suited to be compatible with night time entertainment rather than housing so i believe 3b points us in that direction but curious if other commissioners have thoughts. >> commissioner hillis. >> just a couple of questions on the proposal and the options on 11thth street. when we say something is grandfathered in and not allowable but grandfathered in like paradise lounge that is vacant could that be used as a club if this passes and it's not used now and stop its in the future. >> the code sets parameter for legal non conforming use. if you're legal when you went in you can continue to operate if the zoning changes and no longer permit but there are rules of abandonment and essentially if you are vacant for more than three years you can be considered abandoned in terms of the use, so specifically yeah you can have turnover and tenants for some amount of time. it doesn't have to be
Nov 29, 2012 7:00pm PST
? >> i'll try to capture it if i can. >> okay. commissioner wu will second. so, the motion, if i can try to capture it, is to adopt a resolution recommending approval to the board of supervisors with a strong request to engage -- >> no, no, no. >> let me restate it if i can, mr. ionin. we are asking the supervisor to engage the public for additional input and then create a third draft that takes into consideration their input as well as those comments of ours with specific reference to the trigger date and the period of time during which the appeals could occur. >> okay. this is a completely different motion. it was in case the supervisor chooses to move forward. so, we're disregarding the fact that the supervisor can move forward on the legislation and we're going to draft a new resolution simply requesting -- >> it's understood that if he decides to move forward without taking into consideration, that's his province because it's an administrative action. >> okay, my apologies. i misunderstood. >> [inaudible]. [laughter] >> thank you. then the motion would be to engage -- to draft a res
Nov 6, 2012 6:15pm PST
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Nov 9, 2012 10:30pm PST
for a second. commissioner wu. >> although i serve on this commission as an individual town cdc is my employer and, so, i think for public transparency, to avoid any sense of conflict, i will recuse myself from the item. ask to be recused. >> so moved. >> second. >> on that motion to recuse, commissioner wu, commissioner antonini? >> aye. >> commissioner borden? >> aye. he commissioner hillis? >> aye. >> commissioner moore? >> aye. >> commissioner sugaya? >> aye. >> commissioner wu? >> aye. >> and commission president fong? >> aye. >> commissioner wu, you are here by recused. >> okay, continuing on with public comment, i think, jonas, there is one on the rail there. if there is any other public comment, if you would like to come up. all right. nichiko yamada. >>> good afternoon, commissioners. my name is nichiko yamada and i live at 1959 sutter street adjacent to rooster tail restaurant. i grew up in the western addition jay town area and my parents owned a small japanese confectionery store in this neighborhood for 36 years. my parents believed that they were able to be in business for so lo
Nov 16, 2012 8:30pm PST
wu. >> aye. >> commissioner. >> aye. >> that passes unanimously. before you is questions and matters and item seven commission comments. >> commissioner borden. >> hi. i spoke about this with ms. rogers and with the ceqa legislation and i was thinking in term was legislation we had with the awnings and stuff that supervisor chu has put forth and i thought it would be great in policy things that are changing the policy code or ceqa that affect this commission could we could have informational hearings early on in the process and not action items and understand the issues because i feel like a lot of times for legislation people get a packet. you don't really understand. sometimes it's not until we have the hearing where it's illuminating what the legislation is saying and various scenarios apply and i think it's useful to have a hearing early on in the process to do that and have a secondary hearing at the end of the window and vote on the legislation and i think we could figure out in between if there needs to be additional workshops or stakeholders groups need to be outreached to.
Nov 29, 2012 1:30pm PST
. thank you. >> commissioner wu. >> thanks. i'm supportive of the idea of getting this baseline. i think when we were considering the student housing legislation there were only some best guesses at numbers that give us the full information we needed. i agree also obviously we should try to get it all on the same code. so, maybe planning department staff can work with supervisor kim's office on that. also i e-mailed ms. hayward on. this i think we should also try to align it with the housing inventory report that the department already puts out. so we don't have all these separate reports, that we have all the information of housing in one location. and i think that's -- oh, and supportive of the modifications that the department has put out today. >> commissioner sugaya. >> thank you. yes, in response to some mention of the imps, that's really very calorickvy -- clonky way to get at student housing. doing it in the inventory is great. [speaker not understood]. i think extending it to mid january we're going to get the same arguments that we always get, that this legislation was pushed
Nov 29, 2012 3:30pm PST
and a reduction of what we have had in our code for parking. >> commissioner wu. >> thanks. i'm also supportive. i wanted to clarify with staff what we needed to put in the motion. you said [speaker not understood]. >> yes, thank you very much, commissioners. -- commissioner. there were two conditions included in the draft motion that should not have been. the reference is to open space required under section 138, which is, you know, shorthand what you would think of as the publicly accessible private open space that is associated with an office project. that is not applicable here. the only technically the only requirement here that is being met in part by the plaza is for a 20 foot wide connection between tehama and oscar park. it just happens that 25-foot wide pathway if you will happens to be occurring in the context of a larger plaza being offered by the project sponsor. technically that area is not required open space. >> okay, thank you. >> thank you. >> commissioner antonini. >> yeah, also, mr. guy, i think we have an errata sheet also. there was a mention of a shadow that does not exist w
Nov 2, 2012 12:35am EDT
and applause ] the one and only. plus, he is one of the founders of the wu tang clan, as well as the star, co-writer and director of the new film "the man with the iron fists." rza is stopping by tonight! [ cheers and applause ] movie's great, too. it's a great movie. kung fu -- a kung fu type of movie. >> steve: i know. >> jimmy: yeah. and quentin tarantino's involved. i'll talk to rza and figure out the whole deal. yeah. no, the rza is definitely involved. he directed and wrote it. [ laughter ] quentin tarantino. >> steve: oh. >> jimmy: he did something with it. he produced it had or something. and i'm excited. oh, this guy -- this is the guy. this is the chef of the century. i mean, my man, you know, batali. that's my man. chang is my other dude. david chang is on the show tonight. [ cheers and applause ] >> steve: oh, come on, don't hold a grudge. >> jimmy: questlove's nemesis. the last time david chang -- chef chang came on, he beat questlove in fried chicken off. >> steve: it was not fair. your -- was so beautiful. >> jimmy: look at that fake, plastered smile that questlove keeps doing.
Nov 23, 2012 12:00am PST
, a major player in china's industrialized farming boom. chuying's vice president is wu yide. >> ( translated ): this large- scale way of raising livestock is becoming the world standard. in order for china to raise our standards and meet demand, our entire system needs to be upgraded. it's inevitable. >> reporter: and one of the governments top priorities is ensuring it can meet that demand, says jim harkness, head of the institute of agriculture and trade policy in minneapolis. >> in america, we have our strategic petroleum reserve. china actually has a strategic pork reserve. i was there once when they sort of calls out release the pigs! they released a tremendous amount of pork onto the market because the government was concerned about prices going up. >> reporter: drought, disease and rising feed prices have periodically sent pork prices in china soaring. rising prices can drive inflation, and inflation can lead to discontent. but keeping those pigs fed can come at a steep environmental cost. sun jing's family has farmed here on the northern china plain for generations.
Nov 29, 2012 6:00am PST
officials inwuding wu dawei. he's the chair of the six-party talks on north's nuclear program. >> translator: we will discuss the latest situation on the korean peninsula. i hope to build closer ties with china. >> lim's visit comes nearly a week after an american satellite imagery firm tsunamied a photo showing activity at a missile launch site in north korea. analysts say authorities in the north have recently transported trucks and many fuel tanks to the site. it is the same location from which they tried, but failed, to launch a long-rain ballistic missile back in april. north korean officials say it was a satellite-carrying rocket. >>> pob you louse, prosperous, pushing ahead. china's rise for wealth, power, and problems. an income gap divides its people. pollution threatens their health. and at sea strained relations with its neighbors. find out the challenges china faces on "newsline." >> territorial disputes cent centering on the south china sea have caused continuing political repercussions. now i's affecting something else. travele travelers' pass portillos. patchari raksawong has
Nov 23, 2012 11:00pm PST
50s for overnight lows. vallejo 49. fremont 47 tomorrow morning. wu see how warm we get and also how wet we get in your forecast. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,or >> chances are you've been off on thursday and friday so your body is thinking the weekend is over. guess what? just getting started. it's fri. you've got two more days off. both days will be excellent to get outside. beautiful evening. lit up for the holidays. 31 shopping days until christmas in case you're counting. counting numbers here, 47 pretty popular. concord, livermore. oakland, 54. san jose, 52. san francisco, 56. we could cot all the specks of rain on high definitely doppler right now quickly because there are zero. there will be zero for a while. when we change back to a wet pattern it's going to be an abrupt one and we'll see a lot of rain toward the middle of the next week. 13% above normal for oakland. below normal for livermore and san jose. everybody getting a lot of rainfall toward the middle of next week. we're seeing a lot of rainfall in the pacific northwest. november, raining up there. but high pressure is
Nov 11, 2012 12:00pm PST
qualifications. we have three vacancies and carmen wu and fran martin and glen davis, the assistant advisory chair that spoke before you. both have indicated their interest in being reappointed and we understand the chair campos does support mr. davis' reappointment. >> okay. thank you very much. commissioner. >> thank you very much. i would like actually request that we continue this item. i would like to continue vetting my district 10 appointee. >> okay. let's have the folks here present and then we can make decisions at the very end who we can move forward and what seats we can continue but thank you for that. commissioner kim. >> i was going to suggest the same as supervisor campos is comfortable with his appointment and move forward with that and leave four and 10. i am happy to hear from the folks here first. >> what i would like to do -- we have three vacancies and i know there are people applying for the citizens advisory committee that would like to make presentations so anyone here that is a candidate i would like to provide space for them to make a presentation and we can
Nov 18, 2012 4:00am PST
and common space requirements on efficiency dwelling units with reduced square footage. commissioner wu. >> just wanted to let the public know for the sake of transparency that i do work for trances bay community staff development center and staff may have been involved and i haven't been involved in those conversations and i serve as a commissioner as a individual. >> good afternoon. i am from the planning staff. the proposed ordinance before you has three components and first amend and add a cap on the number of efficiency dwelling units with reduced square footage and approved and adding a reporting requirement. second require the open space for the micro units be shared open space rather than private open space and third it would require common interior space provided for the units . the cap as well as the open space requirements is not applicable to student housing projects and this is before the commission so that you may recommend adoption, rejection or adoption with mod ifdz to the board of supervisors. the department is recommending disapproval of the proposed ordinance bu
Nov 20, 2012 1:00pm PST
want to recognize recreation and park and plan commissioner cindy wu is also here. thank you, cindy. [ applause ] my last big thank you is to you. is to the friends of joe dimaggio playground and the neighbors here who have fought and fought and fought. the giants actually opened up at at&t park in 2000 and it took 12 years or it took 10 years for our first world championship, right? it's taken ten years to get to this spot right now. thank you friends of joe dimaggio playground and thunk lizzy and thank you all for your persistence and thank you for putting the community interest above your self interests because quite frankly, the kids are in college now since the project started this. is an amazing inspired project and thank you to all of you for making our city great. yes on b! [ applause ] >> thank you phil, what he didn't complete the story we go out to school and do reads and do the poet in the pocket once a year. our next leader gives many, many hours of dedicated service to leading the commission, leading the vision for the library, not only the branch library improvem
Nov 23, 2012 8:30pm PST
discussion with president fong and commissioner wu we agreed to have informational hearing in january when we have some better answers to questions at that point, so we will schedule that on your calendar to have an informational hearing in january, but just to give you some other dates that are currently on the schedule. as you know the board is currently considering the fiscal feasibility analysis for the project. that allows us to continue -- that allows us to start working on the eir. we are anticipating that the draftee eir is published in may. your hearing on it would probably happen in june, and the schedule calls for a completion of the eir and consider the certification by the end of next year, so we are about a year away from completing the eir work on that project, and we will have the informational hearing scheduled on your calendar for january. secondly i just wanted to let you know i will be out of the office for two weeks starting thanksgiving. i will miss the meeting on november 29 and back for the meeting of december 6 and bill will be in charge of the department in my ab
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